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Medical Chemistry and Chemical Biology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #251 (WUR) ,
Human life expectancy and quality of life has been dramatically increased over the last hundred years and is directly connected to the rise of modern medicine. The Medicinal Chemistry & Chemical Biology (MCCB) programme at Jacobs University Bremen places the student at the forefront of the revolutionary efforts now underway to understand and treat disease. 

About

The program provides a fundamental understanding of the drug-body interaction, from the molecular to the macromolecular level, allowing the identification and exploitation of bioactive molecules. The topics will range from drug discovery, molecular docking, drug delivery and resistance, to the intricacies of refining our knowledge of drug target and function within molecular biology. Your studies in MCCB will also comprise early research involvement. This flagship program is based on an innovative, multidisciplinary approach encompassing life scientists, chemists, biophysicists, and biotechnologist, who are addressing the major health challenges of mankind.

Career Perspectives

A successful completion of the program is the key to a broad variety of possibilities in the life sciences, but primarily forms the basis for the successful study of medicine at a German university.

Today’s business world requires disciplinary knowledge from graduates as well as the ability to apply this knowledge. Career-related services at Jacobs University provide information, counseling and training, networks, and events. Jacobs University’s students participate in trainings on project management, business communication, job interview skills, and more. Digital job and internship portfolios help students to prepare for their career.

The Medical Chemistry and Chemical Biology programme is offered at Jacobs University Bremen.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Chemical Biology
  • Drug Action and Production
  • Drug Development

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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Academic Requirements

  • Recommendation Letter
  • Official or Certified Copies of High School/University Transcripts
  • Educational History Form
  • Standardized Testing (Sat/Act/Testas)
  • Zeemee Electronic Resume (Optional)
  • Language Proficiency Test

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Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    20000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20000 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    20000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20000 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Bremen

  • 738 - 1110 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Applicants of any nationality who submit a complete application via Common App will automatically be considered for a partial entrance scholarship from Jacobs University or an external scholarship(sponsored by Jacobs Alumni and various companies). Applicants interested in a scholarship are advised to apply as early as possible during the admissions cycle to increase their chances. Jacobs University’s scholarships are merit-based, taking into account your talent and academic potential without regard to your material wealth or resources.

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